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Shocking Violence: Youth Perpetrators and Victims, A Multidisciplinary Perspective is written by contributors in the diverse fields of psychology, social work, educations, law enforcement, ministry, and the judicial system. The chapters cover the topic of youth violence with emphasis on recommendations for educators, parents, and treatment professionals to help children at risk. Many factors that contribute to youth violence are explored including an examination of personality development by Corrine Frantz and Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, who cite the incidents at Pearl, Mississippi, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Littleton, Colorado, and other events, looking for answers to explain what triggered these violent episodes. Michael Greene explores bullying and harassment in schools and its connection to violence. Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman examines the role of the media in promoting youth violence through an analysis of the Paducah, Kentucky, school shootings. Developmental models for intervention and suggestions for educators, psychologists, and parents are discussed in Celene Domitrovich and Janet Welsh's chapter on ways to foresee and prevent conduct problems. Other chapters examine causes and possible solutions to the epidemic of youth violence and offer help for parents and educators who are coping with traumatic death.Two of the goals of media literacy are to demystify the glamorized and unreal images of violence presented to ... of power and domination over others presented in images of violence from television, movies, and video games. ... He also reportedly wrote essays for school detailing graphic fantasies of violent revenge. In oneanbsp;...

Author: Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Corinne E. Frantz
Publisher:Charles C Thomas Publisher - 2000-01-01

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